Tony, Grammy, and Emmy award-winner André De Shields (Broadway: Hadestown, The Wiz, Ain’t Misbehavin) stars in the titanic title role in William Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy. Directed by Carl Cofield (Associate Artistic Director of the Classical Theatre of Harlem), King Lear is a brilliant return for Shakespeare in Forest Park.


  • Starting Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021, repeats every day until Sunday, June 27, 2021 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park

Fine Arts Dr and Government Dr
St. Louis, MO 63110


Charlie Meyers